Image:MarylandDentalSchool.jpg|thumb|The University of Maryland School of Dentistry
The '''University of Maryland School of Dentistry''' is the dental school
of the University System of Maryland
. It was founded as an independent institution, the '''Baltimore College of Dental Surgery''', in 1840 and was the birthplace of the Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.
) degree. It is known as the first dental school|dental college
in the world.
It is headquartered at the University of Maryland, Baltimore
campus. It is the only List of dental schools in the United States#Maryland|dental school in Maryland